Sperm tooth whale
Sperm whales have a mouth full of conical teeth located only in the lower jaw. Males are usually 15 to 20 meters long and have a weight of tonnes as full adults. The habitat of the Sperm Whale is difficult to categorise due to the cosmopolitan nature of this species and its ability to inhabit all oceans. Their ocean nation has lived parallel to ours, mostly unnoticed, for generations and the weight of their shared history should greatly affect our actions. The major food for Sperm Whales comprises oceanic cephalopods, frequently taken at depth Clarke
River Dolphins and the Larger Toothed Whales. Society for Marine Mammalogy. Credit line Purchased Sperm whales are listed on the U. Here we show that the large cerebellar difference likely relates to evolutionary history, diving, sensory capability, and ecology. For additional shock absorption they have six vertebrae that are fused together.
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Sperm Whale Physeter macrocephalus. The survivors ironically chose to go to South America 1, miles away rather than go to the closer Marquesas Island, in part because the islands were said to be full of cannibals. Member American Anthropological Association. Click on the one of the dolphin species links to view information about them! Physeter catadon  Physeter catodon . The following documents may inform and assist in the management of the Sperm Whale: The bushy blow is low compared to Fin and Blue Whales gigantic fountains.